Posted on Thursday 28 November 2013 by James Webster
Assistant Director, Alice Malin, concludes her Robin Hood rehearsal diaries with a look at how the panto has come together (hint: it's come together beautifully, get you tickets here).
Posted on Monday 25 November 2013 by James Webster
We have another rehearsal room missive for you from Robin Hood Assistant Director, Alice Malin, who blogs about the panto's superb Young Company this week. Tickets available here.
Posted on Thursday 21 November 2013 by James Webster
With Robin Hood just over a week away the Assistant Director, Alice Malin, talks to us about the first day's rehearsals ...
Posted on Thursday 14 November 2013 by James Webster
With Robin Hood just around the corner, OP Producer Michelle Walker offers an insight into the casting process behind our yearly Pantomime ...
Posted on Thursday 7 November 2013 by James Webster
Director of Oxford Playhouse, Michelle Dickson, will be leaving the theatre in the new year to take up the position of Director, Touring at Arts Council England. Here, she talks about all that she's accomplished and why it's such a hard decision ...
Posted on Thursday 31 October 2013 by James Webster
Director of Oxford Playhouse, Michelle Dickson, will be leaving the theatre in the new year to take up the position of Director, Touring at Arts Council England.
Posted on Friday 25 October 2013 by James Webster
Oxford Playhouse's Director, Michelle Dickson, talks about the exciting work our Evolve Artists have been doing since they were selected ...
Posted on Monday 14 October 2013 by James Webster
Evolve Artists Flintlock Theatre, have recently embarked on their first tour. Here, actor Francesca Binefa, shares some stories about the tour and the company.
Posted on Friday 23 August 2013 by James Webster
Posted on Thursday 15 August 2013 by Michelle Dickson
Michelle Dickson, Director of the Playhouse, talks about the process of bringing world-class theatre to Oxford.
Posted on Thursday 6 June 2013 by James Webster
On Friday 14 June, the OP staff will be collectively cycling 300km on a static bike in the Playhouse’s foyer to raise money for Oxford Playhouse. Laura Sherwood, Learning’s Administrative Assistant, talks about what the event will entail and how it came into being.
Posted on Tuesday 4 June 2013 by James Webster
Oxford Playhouse's President, Graham Upton, will embark on a sponsored 300km bike ride in Sweden on Friday 14 June. Graham talks about the ride, previous cycling exploits and the importance of fundraising for Oxford Playhouse.
Posted on Thursday 16 May 2013 by James Webster
Anna Glynn, Executive Director of Flintlock Theatre, talks about what it's like to be a part of Oxford Playhouse's new Evolve Artists in Residence scheme.
Posted on Thursday 2 May 2013 by Lisa Wood
Bicycle Boy's Composer, Alex Silverman, talks about the musical adventures he and the cast have been having ...
Posted on Thursday 18 April 2013 by Lisa Wood
Bicycle Boy gets into gear for the first performance on Friday 3 May at Osney Mill Marina Garage ...
Posted on Thursday 11 April 2013 by Lisa Wood
Our new Playhouse Plays Out show, Bicycle Boy, opens at Osney Mill Marina Garage in just three weeks...
Posted on Thursday 4 April 2013 by Lisa Wood
Bicycle Boy is the next Playhouse Plays Out production which is set to engage and excite audiences this May. Writer and director Helen Eastman talks here about the start of the production process…
Posted on Friday 8 February 2013 by Lisa Wood
This week, we are visiting Modern Art Oxford with the lastest Playhouse Plays Out show - Still Life. Here, Programme Manager Katy Snelling, tells us more about the show...
Posted on Wednesday 9 January 2013 by Lisa Wood
Posted on Wednesday 5 December 2012 by Madeleine Woolgar
Laurie Scarth, who plays Alice, tells us what it's been like opening our pantomime, Dick Whittington.
Posted on Wednesday 28 November 2012 by Madeleine Woolgar
Deborah Crowe plays Fairy Bow Bells in Dick Whittington. She tells us what she's been up to this week as the cast move into their dressing rooms and the tech week begins. The show opens this Friday (30 November).
Posted on Monday 15 October 2012 by Lisa Wood
Oxford Playhouse offers work experience placements throughout the year, welcoming students into the lively and varied atmosphere of the theatre administration departments. Here, Jack Grieve talks about his time at OP…
Posted on Tuesday 2 October 2012 by Lisa Wood
For the Oxford Playhouse producing team, 2012 was the Summer of Wellington Boots and Muddy Fields. From the end of June to the middle of August we took to the roads with a van, a happy cast and crew, and a great big theatre tent.
Posted on Tuesday 25 September 2012 by Lisa Wood
Posted on Monday 10 September 2012 by Lisa Wood
Posted on Monday 20 August 2012 by Lisa Wood
Druid theatre company is outstanding. I don't just say that because I work for the Playhouse and therefore it's my job to say it, I say it because I truly believe it.
Posted on Tuesday 31 July 2012 by Madeleine Woolgar
Madeleine Woolgar, Marketing and Press Officer, tries out Everyday Moments: Late night, with headphones, in a completely, utterly dark room, the 15 minute podcast experience coming to the BT Studio from Monday 13 to Saturday 18 August.
Posted on Wednesday 27 June 2012 by Lisa Wood
Posted on Thursday 10 May 2012 by Madeleine Woolgar
Madeleine gives you the low-down on Operation Greenfield, a wonderfully quirky show coming to Magdalen College School on Saturday 2 June.
Posted on Friday 23 March 2012 by Lisa Wood
Every year we open the Playhouse doors to a number of students on Work Experience to give them a flavour of what life is like behind-the-scenes at Oxford Playhouse. Here, Elena Browning talks of her time at OP...
Posted on Wednesday 22 February 2012 by Lisa Wood
Hannah Bevan, Producer's Assistant for Oxford Playhouse and Shared Experience, gives us an insight into the projects she is currently working on...
Posted on Wednesday 28 December 2011 by Lisa Wood
Posted on Tuesday 20 December 2011 by Lisa Wood
Posted on Monday 12 December 2011 by Lisa Wood
Posted on Tuesday 27 September 2011 by Lisa Wood
Madeleine Vose, Oxford Playhouse's Learning and Community Manager, catches up with John Carter, one half of the dynamic actor director duo, who leads the annual week-long comedy workshop Laugh Out Loud at the Burton Taylor Studio…
Posted on Friday 12 August 2011 by Lisa Wood
Oxford Playhouse production, The Wright Brothers, is currently taking to the skies at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Here, Oxford Playhouse’s Marketing Manager Erin Crivelli, tells us how she found week one of Festival mayhem...
Posted on Tuesday 17 May 2011 by Maisy Ash
OPT in! is our scheme for 16 to 25 year olds to access free, £5 and £10 tickets...
Posted on Wednesday 30 March 2011 by News at Oxford Playhouse
ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND AWARD OXFORD PLAYHOUSE WITH FUNDING INCREASE
Posted on Friday 25 March 2011 by Michelle Dickson
We're delighted to be part of Brontë's success and look forward to a long and happy relationship with our new Resident Company, Shared Experience.
Posted on Tuesday 15 March 2011 by Michelle Dickson
Posted on Thursday 24 February 2011 by Madeleine Woolgar
Posted on Monday 7 February 2011 by Madeleine Woolgar
Posted on Monday 17 January 2011 by Lisa Wood
Oxford Playhouse and Shared Experience are delighted to announce that Shared Experience is to become the resident company at Oxford Playhouse.
Posted on Tuesday 21 December 2010 by Lisa Wood
The weather outside might be frightful, but our panto is certainly delightful!
Posted on Wednesday 15 December 2010 by Michelle Dickson
The Playhouse is busy making its own shows too; we're producing our own panto, Cinderella, which plays until 16 January, making Bath Time for the under 5s in December....
Posted on Monday 15 November 2010 by Jo Osborne
You may have heard that Oxford Playhouse is taking part in The Big Arts Give 2010, a nationwide matched funding challenge for arts organisations...
Posted on Wednesday 20 October 2010 by Madeleine Woolgar
A Blue Plaque has been unveiled at the original home of Oxford Playhouse.
Posted on Thursday 14 October 2010 by Lisa Wood
A busy week for Oxford Playhouse...
Posted on Wednesday 13 October 2010 by Maisy Ash
My first few weeks as the new Community Engagement Officer at the Oxford Playhouse
Posted on Monday 27 September 2010 by Lisa Wood
Last week, two of our Ticket Office staff, Nathan and Lauren, visited The Watermill in Newbury to get a sneak peek at the brilliant Spend Spend Spend! which is coming to the Playhouse next week. Here is what they thought of the show...
Posted on Tuesday 21 September 2010 by Michelle Dickson
As our production of Von Ribbentrop's Watch prepares to open in Watford, we're opening the doors to one of our favourite touring companies, Druid Ireland...
Posted on Monday 20 September 2010 by Lisa Wood
This week we welcome Druid to the Playhouse with their production - The Silver Tassie. Heidi Vaughan, Oxford Playhouse's Head of Learning, has just returned from working with the Company...
Posted on Monday 13 September 2010 by Michelle Dickson
Von Ribbentrop's Watch opened in great shape last week; the audience response was incredibly warm and there's a real buzz around the theatre. We're very much looking forward to playing it for another week here, so if you haven't already seen it, don't miss out.
Posted on Monday 6 September 2010 by Michelle Dickson
After two years of planning, Von Ribbentrop's Watch is about to take to the Playhouse stage...
Posted on Tuesday 24 August 2010 by Michelle Dickson
Decky Does a Bronco - the best of the Edinburgh Fringe here on your doorstep in Oxford's Florence Park.
Posted on Wednesday 14 July 2010 by Michelle Dickson
Welcome to your theatre…
There are so many shows to look forward to at the Playhouse over the coming months, it’s hard to know where to start!
Posted on Tuesday 13 July 2010 by Michelle Dickson
Posted on Tuesday 15 June 2010 by Michelle Dickson
We're busy working behind the scenes on some new Playhouse productions which will be hitting our stages soon...
Posted on Wednesday 7 April 2010 by Michelle Dickson
Having landed in Columbo, Sri Lanka, the One Small Step company have travelled overland to the northern region of Jaffna.....
Posted on Wednesday 24 March 2010 by Michelle Dickson
A very warm welcome to our summer season.
Posted on Friday 5 February 2010 by Lisa Wood
After enjoying great success in Sydney, One Small Step has carried on its journey to Singapore. Here, the show’s Company Stage Manager updates us on their latest adventures…
Posted on Thursday 14 January 2010 by Michelle Dickson
After a successful UK tour and visits to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2008 and 2009, One Small Step is touring the globe throughout 2010.
Posted on Tuesday 12 January 2010 by Michelle Dickson
News on Jack and the Beanstalk and the One Small Step world tour.
Posted on Wednesday 2 December 2009 by Michelle Dickson
So Jack and the Beanstalk has finished rehearsing in a warehouse on the Osney Mead industrial estate, and now this week the cast have moved into the theatre...
Posted on Tuesday 17 November 2009 by Michelle Dickson
We were deeply saddened to hear that Edward Woodward passed away on Monday 16 November 2009.
Posted on Thursday 29 October 2009 by Michelle Dickson
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